Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 255–261 | Cite as

Development of Reclamation Technology for a Turbo-Shaft Engine

  • Simon K. John
  • R. K. Mishra
  • Balachandra P. Shetty
Technical Article---Peer-Reviewed


Repair schemes for rectification of deviation and or defects in a turbo-shaft engine have been undertaken for sustaining reliability and availability of airborne equipments. A number of reclamation schemes have been developed and implemented successfully. This paper describes the common defects encountered in the aeroengine under study. The methodology for developing the reclamation scheme has been presented along with few case studies. These schemes have helped in maintaining the fleet effectively and avoiding costly rejections and turnaround time of the aeroengine.


Defect analysis Repair scheme Turbo-shaft engine Vaporizer tube 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon K. John
    • 1
  • R. K. Mishra
    • 1
  • Balachandra P. Shetty
    • 2
  1. 1.Regional Center for Military Airworthiness (Engines)BangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Nitte Meenakshi Institute of TechnologyBangaloreIndia

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